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CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
create jobs here in the united states. we need to recruit 100,000 math and science teachers, train two million workers at community college, bring down the cost of college tuition. we need to -- [cheers and applause] we need to cut our oil imports in half. create thousands more jobs in clean energy. we need to use the savings from ending the wars in iraq and afghanistan to help pay down our deficit and put people back to work doing some nation building right here at home. that's the agenda we need. that's how you strengthen the middle class. that's how you keep moving forward. that's the choice in this election. and that's why i'm running for a second term. that's what we need. now, my opponent has been trying to do a two-step and reposition and got -- got an extreme makeover. [applause] but the bottom line is his underlying philosophy is the top-down economics that we've seen before. he thinks that if we just spend another $5 trillion on tax cuts that yes, skewed toward the wealthiest, if we get rid of more regulations on wall street, then our problems will be solved. jobs and pro
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 2:00pm EDT
current party has waged a war in science. climate denial is horrifying. it's war on reason. you cited former vice president dick cheney that deficits do not matter. karl rove said it that we create our own realities. you live in it. a romney pollsters said we will not be restricted by fact checkers. i refer to a post-truth world. the problem is the policy oriented. the party has been captured by people like grover norquist who is a ferocious anti-tax ideologue who has forced many members of the house and senate to abide by his pledge of no tax increases. where do you get the revenue to help build the country? when people talk about the deficit -- it is not the deficit or debt but joblessness which is the great crisis of our times. the deficit and debt did not arrive from some inaccurate conception. -- immaculate conception. two unfunded wars, medicare part d. let them speak to that. mitt romney has it fantastical approach to arithmetic. at the bottom of it, there is a commitment and an ideology to insuring that the top 1% make out real well. those most vulnerable at the bottom of the
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
santa barbara as a student of political science. having grown up rural and kind of small, i never imagined i could work in the white house or be part of a political campaign like the obama campaign. so i always loved the chance to be able to talk like this, because i hope there's something in my story that might be inspiring for other people as you try to achieve your own success. washington was on the other side of the world when i was growing up and now it's a little more accessible. but we cannot forget we need to dream big dreams, as my boss likes to tell my two small children. we will talk a little today about my path to the white house. just quickly, i like to say everything i learned, i learned on the campaign trail. there's always a winner and loser. the political environment just like the business world, is highly competitive. with every campaign season there's always a new crop of start-ups. innovation incubators. and so, i guess the campaign is a little bit of an entrepreneurial showcase. i think a lot of us think we see these ads and i guess keeping the campaign is dis
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm EDT
richmond i was saying gosh, if someone's graduating with science or technology or engineering degree and there's jobs and they're needed, attached a green card to their diploma. so i think there are positive constructive reforms we can make. in fact even for temporary workers, h2b workers and seafood industry. they can't find americans to do the work. there ought to be a much better system 0 those people can come in, who are checked out, who are here on a temporary basis to provide good work that's needed here and actually support american jobs. those are the sort of reforms we need and i think we all need to get together and get a comprehensive reform done. one thing that doesn't work in my view is rewarding illegal behavior because if you do -- >> wire about out of time -- we're about out of time. >> -- if you reward illegal behavior, you only get more of it. >> here's something we agree on. discussion of visa is i think the right thing to do. we need visa reform so students who get degrees and state opportunities for others, we want them to stay. that's very, very important. we al
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 10:30pm EDT
a books will look at science history, the cyberworld, popular culture, live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span 2. >> the bureau of labor statistics has announced the unemployment rate has dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% in september, the lowest level since january 2009. president obama spoken by the job picture at this venue at george mason university. it is about 30 minutes. >> hello, everybody! [cheers and applause] hello, george mason! hello, patriots! [cheers and applause] good to see you guys. thank you. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you! thank you. thank you so much. thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. everybody, have a seat. have a seat. thank you. well, it is good to be here. i am so proud to have katherine's support. can you give her a big round of applause for that great introduction. [applause] it's also good to know that we've got the former governor and next united states senator from the commonwealth of virginia, tim kaine! and your congressman, jerry conley. [cheers] and good to see all of you. so one month. just one month from tomorrow, virginia, you're
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